Tag Archives: Health & Wellness

What Teas Are Good for the Heart?

Black, green, white or red teas come from the same plant Camellia Sinensis. The difference lies in the processing method: Green tea is made from the buds and top two leaves of a shrub, which are then quickly steamed to prevent fermentation, which stops any enzyme activity that causes oxidation. In fact, green tea undergoes the least amount of processing. White

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Are There Health Benefits To Probiotics?

When you think of living a healthy lifestyle, eating bacteria probably isn’t something you think about. But did you know there is actually such a thing as “friendly” bacteria (known as probiotics)? And we should include it in our diets just like we take vitamins and minerals to safeguard our health. What are probiotics? The term refers to “friendly” bacteria

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Pressure Ulcers – Risk Assessment and Prevention

What are Pressure Ulcers? Pressure ulcers, also known as bedsores or pressure sores, are generally injuries to the skin and underlying tissue that results when someone keeps pressing or rubbing against the skin. These sores are usually seen on the bony prominences like hips, ankles, heels, tailbone, etc. Due to prolonged pressure, shear and friction, the area of the skin

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